[nSLUG] Solar Panels in Halifax

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 21:00:02 ADT 2008


Thanks, I'll look into those!

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Daniel MacKay <daniel at bonmot.ca> wrote:

> > I was just hoping to do some tinker/DIY stuff.  Nothing major, but
> > I haven't been able to find ANY small solar cells.  Would you
> > happen to know of somewhere to get something like that?
>
> Radio Shack used to sell 'em -- just teeny ones IMHO useful for
> sensors; you could check the Halifax Shopping Centre store, which
> still has a few components.
>
> I've been buying them from Edmund Scientific for forty years:
> * http://scientificsonline.com/category.asp?c=421306&bhcd2=1220485400
> * http://www.escience.ca/genSci/RENDER/8/1040/1090/W1090.html
>
>
> Canadian Tire sells quite economical panels in a size that you can
> actually run things with, e.g.
> * http://www.canadiantirepower.ca/en/productdetail.php?sku=0111883
>
> You can also buy solar calculators at the dollar store or yardsale or
> fleamarket; and rip their teeny cells out.
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